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Patient Report Upgrades

Canterbury SCL (CSCL) are scheduling an upgrade for the reports generated for Histology, Non-gynae Cytology, Bone Marrow, Flow Cytometry and Post-Mortem tests on the evening of March 25, 2021 The upgrade allows the inclusion of images and improved table display inside the PDF report. Additional messages within the HL7 report indicate where the PDF report […]

Referrer Newsletter – March 2021

In this issue: Electronic Laboratory OrdersLaboratory ConsumablesMidwives InformationOur New Clinical MicrobiologistGreen Tubes Read Lab Link March Issue >>>

Waitangi Day

All of our collection centres will be closed on Saturday 6th and Monday 8th February for the Waitangi Day Holiday. We will be open as normal on Tuesday 9th February.

Electronic Orders Available Now

CSCL is pleased to be able to offer referrers the option to use eOrders. eOrders (electronic orders) allow you to create and send laboratory requests electronically with greater accuracy and efficiency.  The eOrders web form is accessible directly from most practice management systems (PMS) using your current log in. eOrders sends a laboratory request directly […]

Referrer Newsletter – December 2020

In this issue: Pre-Departure Testing for ChinaElectronic Laboratory OrdersAxe The Fax UpdateContacting UsRequisition Pad OrdersHoliday Hours Read Lab Link December Issue >>>

Christmas and New Year Hours

All of our collection centres will be closed for the Christmas and New Year public holidays. St George’s Canon and Forte Health will be closed from Christmas Day until 11 January. For a full list of collection centre hours over the entire holiday period read more below. Collection Centre Holiday Hours >>>

Axe The Fax – Notification of Change

CSCL is making changes in the way we communicate with referrers. This is in response to the June 2019 Ministry of Health and Accident Compensation Commission joint communique defining secure communication within the New Zealand health sector, specifically in regards to email and faxing.  Read the Ministry Directive here Key Dates 30.09.20 Ordering of consumables […]

Change to FNA Booking System

We have made some changes to the booking process for Fine Needle Aspirates. PLEASE NOTE: Our FNA Clinic is now open Wednesday to Friday by appointment only at Northfield Collection Centre, 60 Langdons Road, Papanui. To book an appointment please email the referral form and contact details to:¬†cscl.anatomicalpathology@sclabs.co.nz We will then contact the patient to […]

Referrer Newsletter – September

Please click below to read the latest news and information from our lab in the September issue of Lab Link

Waiting Room Poster Available

We have noticed that our call centre receives many calls from patients enquiring about bookings for routine blood tests. To help cut down on these unnecessary calls for your patients we have designed a poster that you can have in your waiting room to provide them with information that bookings are usually not required. If […]